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The trials and tribulations of a group of experimental aircraft test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base at the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s.
WILLIAM HOLDEN AS A ROCKET PILOT, U.S.A. (original print ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
The uncredited little boy playing actor James Garner
's son is five-year old actor Jon Provost
who a year later would start playing "Timmy" in the TV series Lassie
(1954). See more
Early in the film when Bond observes General Banner crash his aircraft, it's referred to as an "F-102". In reality the hulk that Banner is pulled from is a Convair XF-92, the experimental predecessor to the F-102 Delta Dart. See more
Brig. Gen. Bill Banner
[to Maj. Lincoln Bond
Even with torture, you're not the kind to crack.
The U.S. Air Force
by Robert Crawford See more